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Probiotics for Stress and Anxiety

Probiotics for Stress and Anxiety: A Review of the Research   Currently, 12% of people are affected by anxiety related disorders each year. This can lead to various physical, mental and emotional symptoms and reduced quality of life. These may include tight chest, trouble breathing, heart palpitations, ‘butterflies’ in the abdomen, racing thoughts, negative thinking, […]

Acupuncture for Stress & Anxiety

Acupuncture for Stress & Anxiety in Essendon, Melbourne Acupuncture for stress and anxiety related symptoms is performed by registered acupuncturist and herbalist Lachlan McDonald OMD. Lachlan is experienced in working with patients with stress, anxiety, and mood related concerns.   What is Anxiety?  Anxiety is an umbrella term for a group of mental health conditions […]

Turmeric and Depression

Turmeric and Depression: What does the research say? Did you know that there is now evidence to support the use of turmeric extracts in the management of major depression? A recent review of the available research was published showing positive benefit for patients suffering from major depression. And the good thing is that turmeric extracts […]